Bas Jan Ader

1942 - 1975

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Bastiaan Johan Christiaan "Bas Jan" Ader (19 April 1942 – disappeared 1975) was a Dutch conceptual and performance artist, and photographer. His work was in many instances presented as photographs and film of his performances. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bas Jan Ader has received more than 216,600 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Bas Jan Ader is the 62nd most popular artist, the 612th most popular biography from Netherlands and the 4th most popular Dutch Artist.

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Among artists, Bas Jan Ader ranks 62 out of 77Before him are Gordon Matta-Clark, Nikolay Shmatko, Vlado Goreski, Carolee Schneemann, Hu Zhengyan, and Dan Graham. After him are Yoshitomo Nara, James Rivière, Eric Gill, Sergei Sviatchenko, Joseph Smit, and Alex Grey.

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Among people born in 1942, Bas Jan Ader ranks 386Before him are Dan Graham, Joe Lieberman, Carl Douglas, Quentin Bryce, Gualtiero Bassetti, and Yvette Mimieux. After him are Chris Hani, Paul Butterfield, Danièle Thompson, Vinicio Cerezo, Abdulsalami Abubakar, and Dobromir Zhechev. Among people deceased in 1975, Bas Jan Ader ranks 167Before him are Otto Winzer, Oliver Nelson, Piero Dusio, Charles Reidpath, Tajuddin Ahmad, and Victor Marijnen. After him are Erico Verissimo, Carl O. Sauer, Boris Babochkin, Marc Wright, Erzsébet Schaár, and Paul Montel.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Bas Jan Ader ranks 612 out of 1,209Before him are Khalid Boulahrouz (1981), Aagje Deken (1741), Nicolaas Beets (1814), Gregory van der Wiel (1988), Princess Laurentien of the Netherlands (1966), and Badr Hari (1984). After him are Jan Lammers (1956), Wim Eijk (1953), Frenkie de Jong (1997), Sef Vergoossen (1947), Yolanda Hadid (1964), and Pieter Jelles Troelstra (1860).

Among ARTISTS In Netherlands

Among artists born in Netherlands, Bas Jan Ader ranks 4Before him are M. C. Escher (1898), Theo van Doesburg (1883), and Theo Jansen (1948). After him are Joseph Smit (1836).